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Nevada Game Hits Home for Barrett

Josh Barrett Highly Respects Hometown Team

Junior Josh Barrett won't even try to deny that he has circled this week's game for quite a while. The safety, who hails from Reno, Nev., will meet his hometown college team this week at Sun Devil stadium. Barrett will obviously have extra motivation for this contest, and feels like this familiar opponent will be a formidable challenge for the maroon and gold.

"I've definitely known about this game for a while," said the 6-2 227 Josh Barrett. "I know a lot of guys on their team and it's gonna be exciting. They're gonna come in and play really hard and we have to step our game up." The Wolfpack heavily recruited Barrett, who was one of the top high school players in Reno, and offered him a scholarship before Arizona State and other schools did. "At that...

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